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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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Saturday, May 7, 2016

May 7

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: History, Tours

May 7

Learn to Ride: Adults

at Linden Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
ith our safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Education, Sports, Bike Month NYC
Free!

May 7

Le Petit Art

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

May 7

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

May 7

Storefront Science: Urban Naturalist

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Explore the park’s trees and wildlife through enriching games that highlight plant identification and animal behaviors.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

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May 7

Summer on the Hudson: Make Some Noise - A Celebration of Women and Music

at Crabapple Grove North (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
See performances by some of the finest from NYC colleges and universities.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

May 7

Movies Under The Stars: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

at George U. Harvey Park Hockey Rink, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and join us! Movie begins at dusk.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Movies Under the Stars: Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club

at Linden Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Celebrate Mother's Day early at this screening of Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club.
Category: Film, Mother's Day, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Sunday, May 8, 2016

May 8

Japan Run (4M)

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture at this four-mile race in Central Park, now in its 10th year.
Category: Festivals, Sports

May 8

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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